Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and Burnett, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:18 pm Tuesday, 24 November 2020.

Severe thunderstorms are now developing across the southeastern quarter of the state.

Weather Situation: A southeasterly change has recently moved into the Southeast Coast district. This system will combine with an inland trough and dryline to produce severe thunderstorms across the warning area over the next several hours. A marginal supercell or two is possible, particularly the zone extending from Oakington and Boonah northward through to Gatton and Kilcoy.

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are possible in parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts. Locations which may be affected include Warwick, Ipswich, Stanthorpe, Boonah, Crows Nest, Allora, Clifton, Esk, Gatton, Kilcoy, Laidley and Lowood.

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds are possible in parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields district. Locations which may be affected include Rolleston and Springsure.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.